CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the evidence was sufficient to prove 5th degree sale of controlled substance and unlawful possession of 7 firearms?
Defendant was convicted of unlawful possession of 7 firearms and 5th degree sale of marijuana. Defendant appealed. On appeal, defendant argued that the evidence was insufficient to support the convictions, and, that the trial court erred in sentencing him to all 7 firearm offenses. The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that (1) the evidence was sufficient to find that he possessed 5 firearms in his bedroom and 2 in the storage area; and (2) the trial court erred in sentencing. Affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded.
State v. Mindermann, A20-0723, Otter Tail County.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.